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Baton Rouge Emergency Room Closing Shows Cost Of Obamacare Fight

By rejecting Obamacare, Bobby Jindal opts out of Medicaid assistance for Baton Rougean, forcing neighborhood hospitals to close.

March 25, 2015

Former President Bush Spends Fourth Night In Texas Hospital

Get the latest on Bush’s condition.

December 27, 2014

Two Under Observation At Hospitals After Falling Ill During Flights From Liberia To O’Hare

Out of an “abundance of caution”, two people who arrived at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are being observed at two separate hospitals.

October 22, 2014

Texas Case Forces U.S. To ‘Rethink’ Ebola Approach

The CDC speaks out about how we should be approaching Ebola.

October 14, 2014

Man Dies Of Ebola In Texas, U.S. Steps Up Airport Screening

Washington — A Liberian man who was the first person diagnosed with Ebola outside of West Africa died in a Texas hospital Wednesday, as Washington stepped up airport screening against the deadly virus. Thomas Eric Duncan died in a Dallas hospital 10 days after he was admitted and despite receiving an experimental drug to fight […]

October 8, 2014

Texas Hospital Isolates Patient For Ebola Tests

Learn more about the virus’ possible migration.

September 30, 2014

Ebola Patient Evacuated To US: Hospital

Washington (AFP) — A patient infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa is being evacuated to the United States and will be put in isolation, the hospital that will treat the unnamed person said. Emory University Hospital, in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday gave no details about the identity of the patient. “The patient is […]

September 9, 2014

Joan Rivers Hospitalized In NYC, Reportedly In Critical Condition

By Christie D’Zurilla, Los Angeles Times Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after she suffered complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor’s office. Emergency medical services brought the veteran stand-up comic and “Fashion Police” star to the hospital from “a doctor’s office […]

August 28, 2014

Missing Model Ataui Deng Found In New York Hospital

New York (AFP) — Sudanese model Ataui Deng, who went missing for nearly two weeks, has been found alive in a New York hospital, police said Tuesday. The 22-year-old was last seen around midnight on August 6 as she left a Manhattan nightclub near Times Square. On Monday, police appealed for help from the public […]

August 19, 2014

Shinseki Says VA Hospitals Will Extend Hours, Hold Personnel Accountable

By Richard Simon and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki called in leaders of veterans groups Thursday and pledged to keep VA hospitals open nights and weekends if necessary to set up speedy appointments for veterans whose long waits for medical care triggered a departmental crisis. As bipartisan pressure […]

May 30, 2014

MERS Patient Is Isolated In Indiana Hospital

By Juan Perez Jr. and Andy Grimm, Chicago Tribune The man authorities cite as the nation’s first confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome and dozens of hospital workers who first came into contact with him are being isolated from the public, in an effort to contain the potential spread of a deadly pathogen. Medical workers […]

May 6, 2014